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Willie Wells



Willie James Wells
(Devil; El Diablo; Bubbles; Chico)

Born: August 10, 1905 in Shawnee, OK
Died: January 22, 1989 in Austin, TX
          (83 years old)

Bats: R
Throws: R
Ht: 5'7"
Wt: 162
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Notes:


• Inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1997
• High School: L. C. Anderson HS (Austin, TX)
• College: Paul Quinn College (Dallas, TX) , Samuel Huston College (Austin, TX)
• Buried: Texas State Cemetery (Austin, TX)
• Relatives: Willie Wells Jr. (Son)
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Batting

Multi-Stint Seasons:



Glossary
Basic Batting
Team Lg Pos
SLS
NNL
18
SS
45
184
168
27
51
14
4
1
31
0
13
3
.304
.354
.452
.806
103
SLS
19
SS
94
432
362
87
103
20
7
9
54
18
55
15
.285
.379
.453
.832
125
SLS
22
SS
83
374
334
86
118
29
6
24
88
13
28
6
6
.353
.413
.692
1.105
195
CAG
NvM
23
SS
5
22
21
7
9
2
3
0
7
3
1
0
0
.429
.455
.810
1.264
220
HG/DW
EWL
26
SS
34
147
132
22
34
9
3
2
24
3
10
2
3
.258
.319
.417
.736
102
CAG
NN2
27
SS
34
159
145
29
39
6
3
0
21
8
7
3
4
.269
.316
.352
.668
82
CAG
28
SS
43
185
164
25
34
8
4
0
13
5
17
1
3
.207
.286
.305
.591
69
CAG
NN2
29
SS
40
181
153
46
55
11
4
5
32
11
23
1
4
.359
.446
.582
1.028
157
NE
NN2
30
SS
21
91
80
16
25
4
1
2
9
0
8
1
2
.313
.382
.463
.845
116
NE/HG
NN2
31
SS
27
113
97
26
30
6
4
3
18
2
13
0
3
.309
.391
.546
.937
143
NE
NN2
32
SS
23
91
76
18
27
6
2
2
13
3
10
2
3
.355
.443
.566
1.009
167
NE
33
SS
35
159
140
28
35
2
0
3
19
3
17
2
.250
.331
.329
.660
78
BBB
NAL
35
-
1
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
NE
NN2
36
SS
47
200
181
48
62
8
0
3
34
3
19
0
.343
.405
.436
.841
146
MULT
39
SS
30
121
105
13
27
7
0
0
13
1
13
1
2
.257
.345
.324
.668
95
NN2
40
3B
62
255
231
21
72
14
3
1
44
2
23
0
1
.312
.374
.411
.785
126
CIC
NAL
41
SS
5
20
18
2
6
0
1
0
3
0
1
0
1
.333
.368
.444
.813
128
MRS
NAL
42
3B
5
18
16
6
7
2
1
0
1
1
2
0
0
.438
.500
.688
1.188
220
18
11
SS
634
2753
2424
507
734
148
46
55
424
76
260
17
52
.303
.374
.470
.844
129
162 Game Average
703
619
130
188
38
12
14
108
19
66
7
13
.303
.374
.470
.844
129
 
Team Lg Pos
17
Negro Leagues
625
2718
2393
499
721
145
43
55
416
73
256
17
52
.301
.373
.467
.840
127
2
vs Major Leagues
9
35
31
8
13
3
3
0
8
3
4
0
0
.419
.486
.710
1.195
236
 
Team Lg Pos
3
St. Louis Stars I
SS
222
990
864
200
272
63
17
34
173
31
96
6
24
.315
.387
.545
.932
147
4
Chicago American Giants
SS
122
547
483
107
137
27
14
5
73
27
48
5
11
.284
.354
.429
.783
108
1
Detroit Wolves
SS
24
105
94
17
24
8
2
0
15
3
8
1
2
.255
.320
.383
.703
93
2
Homestead Grays
SS
14
61
55
9
11
1
1
2
9
0
4
1
1
.200
.267
.364
.630
72
6
Newark Eagles
SS
157
666
583
137
180
26
7
13
94
11
69
4
10
.309
.386
.444
.830
127
1
Birmingham Black Barons
-
1
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
1
Negro All Stars
-
4
13
10
1
4
1
0
0
1
0
3
0
0
.400
.538
.500
1.038
263
2
New York Black Yankees
SS
27
115
103
10
29
6
0
0
13
2
10
0
2
.282
.345
.340
.685
97
1
Baltimore Elite Giants
3B
53
217
197
18
64
14
3
1
42
1
19
0
1
.325
.384
.442
.826
137
1
Indianapolis Clowns
SS
5
20
18
2
6
0
1
0
3
0
1
0
1
.333
.368
.444
.813
128
1
Memphis Red Sox
3B
5
18
16
6
7
2
1
0
1
1
2
0
0
.438
.500
.688
1.188
220



Advanced Batting
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
SLS
374
.475
.331
7.5%
6.7%
6.4%
1.2%
.338
.113
CAG
NN2
181
.447
.356
12.7%
8.8%
2.8%
1.5%
.222
.136
NE/HG
NN2
113
.403
.341
11.5%
8.2%
2.7%
1.4%
.237
.127
NE
NN2
91
.380
.352
8.8%
8.9%
2.2%
1.6%
.150
.123
NE
NN2
91
.441
.340
11.0%
9.3%
2.2%
1.5%
.211
.126
SLS
432
.367
.327
12.7%
8.3%
2.1%
1.4%
.169
.124
NE
159
.312
.341
10.7%
8.6%
1.9%
1.9%
.079
.118
NE
NN2
200
.403
.326
9.5%
9.6%
1.5%
1.0%
.094
.093
HG/DW
EWL
147
.339
.341
6.8%
8.5%
1.4%
0.8%
.159
.094
SLS
NNL
184
.365
.362
7.1%
9.3%
0.5%
0.9%
.149
.115
NN2
255
.375
.332
9.0%
8.5%
0.4%
0.9%
.100
.088
CAG
NvM
22
.534
.340
4.5%
7.5%
0.0%
0.8%
.381
.129
CAG
NN2
159
.300
.327
4.4%
6.4%
0.0%
1.1%
.083
.121
BBB
NAL
1
.000
.304
0.0%
8.1%
0.0%
0.4%
.000
.078
CIC
NAL
20
.364
.338
5.0%
8.9%
0.0%
0.8%
.111
.095
MRS
NAL
18
.533
.345
11.1%
8.3%
0.0%
1.0%
.250
.111
CAG
185
.281
.327
9.2%
7.6%
0.0%
0.8%
.098
.094
MULT
121
.327
.328
10.7%
8.5%
0.0%
0.7%
.067
.085
18
11
2753
.381
.336
9.4%
8.2%
2.0%
1.2%
.167
.111
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
17
Negro Leagues
2718
.379
.336
9.4%
8.2%
2.0%
1.2%
.165
.111
2
vs Major Leagues
35
.529
.323
11.4%
7.6%
0.0%
0.5%
.290
.102
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
3
St. Louis Stars I
990
.407
.335
9.7%
7.9%
3.4%
1.2%
.230
.118
4
Chicago American Giants
547
.351
.337
8.8%
7.7%
0.9%
1.1%
.145
.117
1
Detroit Wolves
105
.328
.341
7.6%
8.5%
0.0%
0.8%
.128
.094
2
Homestead Grays
61
.291
.341
6.6%
8.4%
3.3%
1.0%
.164
.104
6
Newark Eagles
666
.381
.337
10.4%
9.0%
2.0%
1.4%
.136
.112
1
Birmingham Black Barons
1
.000
.304
0.0%
8.1%
0.0%
0.4%
.000
.078
1
Negro All Stars
13
.519
.293
23.1%
7.6%
0.0%
0.0%
.100
.045
2
New York Black Yankees
115
.329
.332
8.7%
8.6%
0.0%
0.8%
.058
.089
1
Baltimore Elite Giants
217
.391
.332
8.8%
8.5%
0.5%
0.9%
.117
.088
1
Indianapolis Clowns
20
.364
.338
5.0%
8.9%
0.0%
0.8%
.111
.095
1
Memphis Red Sox
18
.533
.345
11.1%
8.3%
0.0%
1.0%
.250
.111

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